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Madžarevic, Goran; Soto-Sanfiel, María T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore the responses of young members of the audience to media narratives that portray gay men positively with particular emphasis on the extent to which film appreciation reduced homophobia. One hundred and fifty college students from a Serbian university (M[subscript Age] = 21.58, SD = 2.199) completed a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Homosexuality, Fear
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Yildirim, Mehmet; Çoban, Oktay – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The present study aims to determine special curiosity in sports among students who study at different university departments. The population of the study consists of students studying at different departments at Yozgat Bozok University during 2018-2019 academic year. The sample of the study consists of 397 students who study at different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Personality Traits, Athletics
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Macfarlane, Bruce; Burg, Damon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The core themes of research into higher education studies (HES) have previously been identified through quantitative approaches focused on publication patterns, but there is a lack of fine-grained, qualitative analysis about the development of the field. This paper provides an intergenerational analysis of the emergence of HES in the UK since the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Voutilainen, Liisa; Henttonen, Pentti; Stevanovic, Melisa; Kahri, Mikko; Peräkylä, Anssi – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2019
In her influential paper on stance, alignment, and affiliation in conversational storytelling, Tanya Stivers argued that two basic conversational means of receiving a story, nods and vocal continuers, differ in their function: whereas vocal continuers display "alignment" with the telling activity, nods, during the mid-telling, convey…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Nonverbal Communication, Empathy, Foreign Countries
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Carter, Katrina – Teaching Artist Journal, 2018
Dr. Katrina Carter shares some of the challenges and successes she encountered when incorporating Audio Description (AD) into an undergraduate circus module in the UK, for the first time. She demonstrates how, by considering diverse audiences, access tools can enhance the creative process for the artists themselves. Forcing them to question what,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Audio Equipment, Story Telling
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Salö, Linus – Language and Education, 2018
The dominance of English in scientific production raises issues in relation to certain responsibilities of Swedish universities, linked to the dissemination of knowledge and the development of the Swedish language. In light of this, the article deals with Swedish-language summaries (SLSs) in English-language doctoral theses. It treats the SLS as…
Descriptors: Universities, Swedish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ding, Daniel D. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2018
Very few articles exist that document technical communication in Hungary. My Fulbright research reveals two general points: First, technical communication pedagogy stresses correct use of professional terms and phrases in technical translations or technical articles for fictional audiences. Second, it does not emphasize the importance of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Business Communication, Technical Writing, Corporations
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Lutskovskaya, Larisa; Zvereva, Ekaterina V.; Kalashnikova, Elena P. – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The paper provides preliminary study in the field of provision of interpreting services in various health care settings including medical institutions and border-cross points for people with limited official language proficiency in Russia through the prism of linguacultural mediation. Special emphasis is laid on possible barriers in…
Descriptors: Migrants, Translation, Health Services, Patients
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Crimmins, Gail – Educational Action Research, 2017
This article discusses how a performed drama based on a narrative inquiry into the lived experience of women casual academics in Australian universities is understood by an audience. The audience, principally comprised of casual and ongoing academics, described the drama as authentic and personally recognised many of the main scenarios and…
Descriptors: Drama, Females, Personal Narratives, Women Faculty
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Culloty, Eileen; Brereton, Pat – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2017
As eco-criticism moves in the mainstream of film studies, questions remain about the relationship between ecological film representations and audience understanding. Addressing definitional tensions within eco-film research, this article argues that eco-criticism can be pragmatically grounded in terms of eco-film's pedagogical pertinence for…
Descriptors: Films, Criticism, Environment, Ecology
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Qiu, Xuyan; Lo, Yuen Yi – Language Teaching Research, 2017
Previous research has considered the effects of content familiarity and task repetition on second language (L2) performance, but few studies have looked at the effect of these factors on learners' engagement in task performance. This study explores the influence of content familiarity and task repetition on English as a foreign language (EFL)…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Course Content, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Raja, Farhan – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2017
Despite being competent in their field of work, professional's worldwide struggle due to lack of good public speaking skills. Their assessments and appraisals are often not depictive of their professional competitiveness; therefore, it is important for students to overcome public speaking anxiety before they transit from academic life to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Speaking, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students
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Altungul, Oguzhan; Karahüseyinoglu, M. Fatih – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
It is the area that surrounds the broad masses of football, which includes the economic and social dimensions of the whole world. The reason why soccer is so influential is the question of the amount of football that is interested in football. The reason why soccer is so influential is the question of the amount of football that is interested in…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Team Sports, College Students, Scores
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Chikoore, Lesley; Probets, Steve; Fry, Jenny; Creaser, Claire – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This paper takes a cross-disciplinary perspective in examining the views and practices of public engagement with research by UK academics. Using a mixed method approach consisting of a survey questionnaire and interviews, the paper identifies the range of audience groups that can potentially be engaged with by academics, and shows that some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mixed Methods Research, Surveys
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2016, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 of April to 2 of May, 2016. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
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